Directors Announce 2016 Winner – The Military Heritage Annual Award

The Military Heritage of Ireland Trust (Ltd) promotes activities that facilitate an enhanced awareness and appreciation of Ireland’s military heritage.  This unique heritage is common to the different political and religious traditions of Ireland.  In advancing military heritage, the Trust promotes the study of Irish military history and, in particular, the …

Governance: Implementation of Companies Act 2014

Governance: Implementation of Companies Act 2014 Under the Companies Act 2014, a transitional period existed, which expired on 30 November 2016, during which the Military Heritage of Ireland Trust continued to use the suffix “Limited” in is name. Where a company, such as the Trust, did not formally change its name, the Companies …

The Bluet de France

The Bluet de France Attendees at the dedication of the France-Ireland Memorial in Glasnevin, on 13 November 2016 received the Bleuet de France from staff of the French Embassy.  The associated commemorative booklet is a basis for the following information on the Bleuet de France. The Bleuet de France is …

‘A’ company, 35th (Irish) Infantry Battalion: The Action at Jadotville

‘A’ company, 35th (Irish) Infantry Battalion:  The Action at Jadotville, Katanga, Republic of the Congo, September 1961 This is an article, published in the October edition of An Cosantóir, written by Dr. James McCafferty DSM, BA, (Hons), PhD. Dr McCafferty served with the United Nations in the Congo with the …